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The DAISY Consortium releases Ace, the Free EPUB Accessibility Checking Tool

From: George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:56:51 -0700
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Dear WAI IG,
Sorry if you get this more than once.
The DAISY Consortium is delighted to announce the launch of Ace by DAISY,
the ground-breaking free and open source accessibility checking tool for
ebooks created in the widely adopted EPUB format.
Ace by DAISY, equips the publishing industry with a tool which can test
their ebooks against internationally recognized standards for accessibility.
Designed to assist content providers at any stage in their workflow, Ace by
DAISY will make it easier to produce higher quality, more accessible EPUB
content files.
The full press release can be accessed at
For further information on Ace and how to get started:
Please help us to promote this major step forward in accessible publishing! 
*	Share the press release with your colleagues / audience 
*	Tweet about it using #AcebyDAISY 
*	Follow @Inclusivepub @accessibledaisy on Twitter
With regards
Avneesh Singh
George Kerscher Ph.D.
-In our Information Age, access to information is a fundamental human right.
Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium
Senior Advisor, Global Literacy, Benetech
President, International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) 
Member of the National Museum and Library Services  Board (IMLS)
Chair Steering Council Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), a division of the
Phone: +1 406/549-4687
Cell:+1 406/544-2466 
Email: kerscher@montana.com
Received on Monday, 29 January 2018 21:57:20 UTC

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